GATINEAU, Monday, November 18, 2013 - Tonight the Under-20 Russian
delegation of All-Stars was facing the best of what the QMJHL had to
offer in front of a capacity crowd at the Robert-Guertin Centre.
starting lineup for Team QMJHL was Zachary Fucale in nets while Dillon
Fournier and Samuel Morin started on defense with Jonathan Drouin in the
middle of Anthony Mantha and Charles Hudon at forward.
QMJHL stuck first on their seventh shot of the game. At 11:56 of the
first period, Hudon found the back of the net with a shot from the slot.
Drouin had the great set up on the game's first goal.
struck again at 4:02 of the second frame. Hudon found himself in perfect
position on a another great Drouin pass. The Russians cut the led by
one near the midway point of the second period off the stick of Ivan
The Russians tied the game up two at 6:06 of the third period. The goal was score as teams were playing four on four hockey.
Mantha gave the lead back to the home team at 15:53 of the third period
with Charles Hudon and Jonathan Drouin collecting their third point of
Charles Hudon was named the player of the game for Team QMJHL.
two teams will meet again on Wednesday night when they face off in
Sherbrooke for the second game of the SUBWAY Super Series.
(Nathan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)